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ADVICE please! :-) medical school list for secondaries

Discussion in 'What Are My Chances?' started by simmac, Aug 24, 2015.

  1. simmac

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    sGPA & cGPA= 3.6; 3.7
    MCAT= 29 (7,11,11)
    -physician shadowing= >100 hours (half w/ DOs)
    -volunteer work=>300 hours
    -hospital/clinic work= >200 hours
    -no research



    Sent primaries to and received secondaries from:
    1. DMUCOM
    2. TUCOM-CA
    3. WesternU/COMP Pomona
    4. WesternU/COMP Oregon
    5. TUCOM-NV
    6. PNWU-COM
    7. UNECOM
    8. RVUCOM
    9. NSUCOM
    10. ATSU (KCOM)
    11. LMU DCOM
    12. LECOM- PA
    13. KCUMB
    14. LECOM- Bradenton
    15. PCOM
    16. MUCOM

    I sent out secondaries to:
    1. TUCOM-CA
    2. ATSU-KCOM
    3. LMU-DCOM
    4. LECOM-PA
    5. LECOM- Bradenton
    6. PNWUCOM


    Do you think the # of schools I have sent 2ndaries to is enough to be on the safe side? Thank you for your input!
     
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  3. ortnakas

    ortnakas DO PGY-1
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    Until you're comfortable with the number of actual interview invitations you've received-- and an acceptance would be even better-- it doesn't hurt to keep sending secondaries, regardless of stats. Secondaries are cheap compared to a second cycle.
     
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  4. simmac

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    great advice, thanks for the response !
     
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  6. simmac

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    what's considered a "safe" amount of interviews to attend?
     
  7. simmac

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    srry, meant to create this in the premed forum..
     
  8. IslandStyle808

    IslandStyle808 Akuma residency or bust!
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    Till you land an acceptance.
     
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